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Spring At The Moat
by Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪
|Artist:||Kasamatsu, Shiro (1898-1991) - 笠松紫朗 紫浪|
|Title:||Spring At The Moat|
|Date:||1957 (this item: First edition)|
|Publisher:||Unsodo - 芸艸堂|
|Medium:||Woodblock - 木版画|
|Format:||Large Oban - 大大判, 27 x 41cm (sheet size)|
|Condition:||Fine impression and condition apart from a foxing spot in the tail of a swan. Full margins. No tears, creases, folds. Some spots at margin edges (often found on Unsodo prints).|
|Price:||$219 (EMS Express worldwide shipping: $30)|
|Notes:||A picturesque scene of swans in spring by Shiro Kasamatsu. Skillful bokashi shading in water. This print is a rare first edition, as indicated by the printing of the date in the lower left margin. This date seal was carved off the woodblock after the first edition. Also in the left margin are Unsodo publisher's seal, Shinmi printer's seal, Okura carver's seal, and Unsodo watermark. Kasamatsu red seal in lower right of image.
The mark in the right margin and the cut-out in the bottom right corner (known as a 'kento cut') are due to the printing process.
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